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. the problem is, of course, that he has euro skeptics breathing down his neck in britain in his own party, and i think he is banking on germany and france in particular wanting very much to keep britain in the club, which, of course, they do, but i think he may be puckering too high. the german business community reacted in a very still a way to the threat of but leaving, saying that the german economy would be able to cope with that, though it would of course regret it. even more important, perhaps, the united states reacted very negatively. the relationship between britain and the united states has been the mainstay of british foreign policy for more than a century. yesterday, a member of the state department said that if britain were to leave the european union, that would seriously damage the special relationship between washington and london. >> thank you very much. >> to washington now where u.s. senator john kerry is president obama's choice for the next secretary of state. he has been quizzed by senators ahead of his recommendation. >> the issues like climate change and fighting d
in east london, the euro cafe is serving up british toast and italian coffee, and the patrons are discussing the european question. >> we should be allowed a say at some point. >> we are definitely part of europe, and i think we will be too small outside of europe. >> but not all londoners are as pro-eu as those in the euro cafe. >> we definitely need to renegotiate our position. it certainly detracts from what we could contribute to our own economy, which is sorely needed. >> i know we can still means -- retain a relationship with our members without necessarily the party. m a cameron's position is one of a strong britain in a more relaxed european alliance, and he says that is something he will fight for. >> david heyman is making his own position very difficult. britain's fate will hinge on its european partners. -- david cameron is making his own position very difficult. if they do not agree, britain is headed toward the exit door, and this is something the prime minister does not want at all. >> cameron's speech has been troubled for months, and battle lines are already b
in the euro zone picture than fundamental change in europe. second, there's a crisis that competitiveness is other nations across the world sora had. and third, there is a gap between the e.u. and its citizens which has grown dramatic way in years. it is democratic accountability in consent that is yet particularly cute way if we don't address these challenges, i do not want that to happen. i want the european to be a success and the relationship between britain and keeps sna. that is why i'm here today to acknowledge the nature of the challenges we face and to set out how i believe the european union should respond to them and what i want to achieve for britain in its place within the european union conservative nature of the challenges for me. there are some serious questions that will define the future of the european union and the future of every country within it. digging in is changing to help fix the current scene that has profound implications for all of us, whether in the single current era not. britain is not in the single currency and are not to be. when you do yours don't have
to suit the euro but also to suit all of us as well. make the argument for a flexible, competitive euro, take the british people with you. >> south africa is looking at newark power for its future nuclear ended -- at nuclear power for its future and nuclear energy needs. >> the corzine were the original inhabitants of southern africa. for at least 2000 years, the hunted, herded, and gathered on the land and the sea. skeletons in the sand and evidence of what and where they ate. >> maybe they ate the food out of the jars. >> the land was seized by colonialists. under apartheid, their identity was further fracturing the proposal to build a nuclear power station here is unacceptable. >> they take our land. they are ready to take our identity away from us. everything we have got, they take away from us. now what is left for us is only -- >> these artifacts were all collected here. she and her husband, a traditional healer, are trying to preserve a culture they say is not respected. they do not have former first reform of first nation indigenous that as yet. -- they do not have formal first
if it continues. >> the euro is really interesting here. every other country out there views the weak dollar as a problem except for the ecp. this is insanity on their part. even the bank of canada backed down on their hawkish commentary. the only country not doing this for the area is the eurozone. so this is awesome. even euro aussie fell quite a bit. then the little question of the uk pulling out of the eurozone. that's helping the euro stand tall even though these other currencies weakened quite a bit. >> what about the other levels? you weaken the chart and that is not far from 135. what kind of trade do you want to make? >> right. a real short term one and based on the ltro bank pay back tomorrow that we get out of the ecp. basically the mark set looking for a hundred billion on this. if it is above 125 if it is above above euros. so i will take a chance this things goes up so i want it buy at 133.25 and look for 150 point on the upside. again, short term trade. the ecb doesn't get it and should not be talking a stronger euro. >> you can catch more currency trading in money in motion e
think germany has done what was necessary to al w allow -- to make it clear that the euro is here to stay, and that's been a tremendous relief for the markets. so calm has returned. the european banking system, the interbank market, has revived so there's a general sense of let's say almost euphoria that the crisis is over. i think that is somewhat premature. because the fundamental internal inconsistencies in the dis-tim have not been addressed, and actually, therefore, you face political dangers. the euro is transforming the european union into something very different from the original conception which was a voluntary association of equal states, and instead of that, the financial created a two-class system where the euro, the creditors and debtors and the creditors are in charge. the political situation i think is going to get worse. i think the next year, next two years perhaps, are going to be very cuffy if the european union survives forever. i don't think europe can live politically with are a situation where there's are a center, namely germany, and countries like italy a
major challenges confronting us today. first, the problems in the euro zone are driving fundamental change in europe. second, there is a crisis of european competitiveness as other nations across the world sort ahead. and third, there is a gap between the eu and its citizens which has grown dramatically in recent years. and which represents a lack of democratic accountability in consent that is, yes, felt particularly acutely here in britain. if we don't address these challenges, the danger is that europe will fail and the british people will drift towards the exit. i do not want that to happen. i want the european union to be a success. and i want a relationship between britain and the european union that keeps us in it. that is why i am here today. to acknowledge the nature of the challenges we face, and to set out how i believe the european union should respond to them. and to explain what i want to achieve for britain and its place within the european union. so let me start with the nature of the challenges we face. first, the euro zone. the future shape of europe is being forge
growth will reach 3.5% this year. that's up from 3.2% in 2012. the imf says the euro zone economy will recover more slowly than previously expected. the imf's growth forecast for the united states is 2%. that's as long as the country contains its fiscal crisis including the debt ceiling and fiscal growth. the imf has mained growth outlook for the japanese economy for 1.2% this year. they were warned about the risks of accumulating debt without consolidation measures. >> when the countries start with ray otio of debt to gdp, in bot cases it's much above. we vowed a clear plan for fiscal consolidation over the next five, ten years, it seems to many to be quite dangerous to increase the fiscal deficit. >> the u.s. house of representatives have agreed to raise the debt ceiling until may 18th. the bill will prevent the government from defaulting on its debt. the bill passed the house on wednesday ter t republican majority changed its stance. republicans said they would not approve the bill unless the government made more cuts to social programs. republicans had public criticism that th
are moving a bit lower today. forex, the euro/dollar is one to watch, up 0.1% today. 1.3330. people are talking about how the ltr payment amounts to tightening. the question then becomes for some of the weaker economies whether it's too strong. dollar/yen moving up today. the yen is weakening by about 0.1%. fitch is saying british banks could need more capital. this has certainly been a theme. something, in fact, out in davos. ross, maria and everyone has been asking banks do they play to raise more capital? ross, what do they have to say about that? >> well, look, there's a lot of folks. what was interesting is when we spoke to the barclay's ceo mr. jenkins this morning said the whole industry when they were growing revenues didn't have to worry too much about costs. now they have to focus on the cost side of the business, which we know they're going to have a transformal plan and that's what they're going to be doing, as well. . capital requirements, how much capital is right when you're still going through periods of contracting growth because, obviously, the higher capital you h
testing also fueled geo political concerns. the euro is strong at 119.46. >>> the japanese government has finalized a guideline for compiling next year's budget. it is designed to keep new bond issues to a minute mum. members of the cabinet and the council of economic and fiscal policy approved the plan. the proposal for the fiscal year that starts in april includes the government's latest economic stimulus. priority is put on cutting wasteful spending and also requires the budget to focus on two key areas, that's reconstruction work from the 2011 disaster and sectors with sustainable or promising growth. now the guidelines urge a 50% reduction in the primary balance deficit by fiscal 2015. that's aimed at clearing a milestone towards counter fiscal health. the governor will decide its draft budget on tuesday next week. >>> japan's ruling coalition parties have been talking about tax as the basis for the new budget. they have agreed to introduce a new tax break for supporting the poor when the consumption tax doubles in 2015. the agreement is part of a tax reform plan for fiscal 2013, whi
stagnation in the euro area as a whole will rise if the momentum for reform is not maintained." so the core still remains at risk, correct? >> they are at risk. there are a number of policies that have to be put in place. for the most part, they have indicated what they intend to do. they just have to do it. >> tom: are you referring to government spending cuts or or the central bank continuing with the firewa and prectin. >> i was thinking about two things. the program that the b.c. b.has put in place, which has not been taken up. but if it needed to be taken up, i think it should. the other is the progress on the banking union, which is a really important thing. they have taken the first steps, jut the first steps. there is quite a way to go. >> tom: let's talk a little about the united states, because you do address the u.s., and obviously congress and the president keep putting off decisions on spending cuts for america's government budget. how does that postponement impact your forecast? >> we have asmedhat basically the fiscal confrontation for this year will be about 1.25%. it could
against the euro, which is at 11-3358. and gold prices are down, $1,678.20 an ounce. >>> michael corbett says the bank has the right status to generate future growth. speaking at the world economic forum in davos, he tells cnbc that several years worth of revamping efforts are beginning to pay off. >> over the last year, we've simplified the company a lot the. we've become smaller, we've become simpler. >> corbat took over in october after the resignation of chief vickram pandit. >> very sharp in the stripes. >> yeah. >> the gegco, do we have a shot at him? >> no. >> that looks pretty good. there's product in there. what do you think, it's water? there is product. and, you know -- >> davos, they tend to walk out with wet hair and it turns to ice. >> but people don't look that good in davos, normally. >> that's true. >> he looks like a banker there. i think he has a lot of potential as far as his looks go. in the world economic forum in davos is in full swing. let's get to andrew buzzing in the mountains of switzerland. you're a big apple-phile, too. >> you're hoping people look good in d
chaos. melissa: sounds scary. chaos. >> everything is pay us. >> euros. other part of the european union? >> they have the grounds. melissa: so if it's 50 crowns to get a haircut. >> thank you for the conversion rate. why is that gas? palin no. melissa: also, you guys need your hair cut all the time. [talking over each other] >> a procrastinator. melissa: next up, check out these neighbors in the u.k. silently fighting over where the garbage bag should go for pickup. in this very polite fight that went on for more than 30 minutes. had this agreement goes now? there would be shoving, gunplay. bullets flying. back-and-forth and back-and-forth. >> this is like if julie and i were neighbors. >> no, we wouldn't. i wish of you under a bus. if the nine checks out. >> definitely. the funniest thing, i don't know how this and spirit it was cool for about a minute and a half. see how this concludes. melissa: i did not watch it all the way to the end either. it's kind of funny for a while. this is not chaos. this is very orderly. i don't know. >> said that there were going to lock arms. there were
the euro but in many aspects it is in and it is a full member. united states depends on britain for the very strong role in international affairs. it helps all over the place whether in trying to confront iran, syria and north korea with sanctions and plays a big role whether afghanistan, iraq. david cameron is saying we like our foreign role. we like you and our economic role in the e.u. but we don't want to be a part of your political role. he is trying to negotiate a half in/half out role for the u.k. that is very concerning to the u.s. because he has raised the stakes by saying he would put it to the british people in the referendum. if they vote to get out of the e.u. that could fundamentally change that relationship. >> let's listen to a little bit of your interview there. >> you see all the economic turmoil in europe. you see it over here, as well, in the u.s., the rambling over the fiscal cliff. it seems to be endless economic uncertainty. >> president obama and i have agreed that different countries should take different pathways according to circumstances and america i
. as teens, you know, we're so used to that, that euroing i dok it's at all strange. >> this doesn't shock you that this guy thought he had a girlfriend and never met her. >> unfortunately, no. >> sam. >> what's different about our generation we don't group online relationships and interpersonal relationships differently and think they're the same thing. we talk to someone online, text th them, e -mail them. >> talking about a girlfriend. would either of you label someone online a girlfriend or boyfriend you never met in person? >> absolutely not. >> one thing i say with manti te'o one thing he differe differentiated. he forget the personal part. >> we wouldn't do that. >> the dismiss that. >> i will bring you in, in a second, doctor. we asked our viewer, more than 25,000 responded. are you surprised someone can develop an emotional relationship with someone online, 76% said now and 24% said yes. >> their generation doesn't know life without the internet, texting, facebooking, this is how friendships and relations p relationshirelationshi relationships develop, you and i know getting on t
at euro pacific. have we turned the corner a little bit? >> i think there is reason for some optimism. i think strategically the economy is still in very bad shape. tactically, consumers are beginning to spend. that is a good thing. things are getting better. therefore people are spending. government has to take reality down the road. it has borrowed against the credit of the young and the future. meanwhile, consumers have deleveraged. they have saved a considerable amount of cash despite low interest rates. now, they are frustrated about a recession. they have negative interest rates and attempted to buy a new car. the attempted with new families to buy new housing. things are picking up, in that respect. that is good. connell: first of all, and the jobless claims, some of this may be seasonal. we may pay for this, so to speak. on your point about consumer spending, i wonder why people are more confident and they are not thinking about the issues and washington. do people just not care about that? certainly, they must care about their paycheck. isn't it discouraging to a lot of people t
is the country, remember, that started all of these euro headaches and there's more problems here in january. mass transit strike now in its 8th day. subways, buses, snarling traffic in athens and elsewhere. the workers are protesting salary cuts which have been put in place by the government, again part of austerity moves there. the government today stepping in, branding the strikes illegal and threatening to throw those workers into jail. that is causing more problems with the unions. greece, too, martha, is showing some gains. they're reducing their deficit but again, with more problems. as well, a desperate economic situation in greece. it's got people organizing, bartering systems because they have no more cash. and it is driving extremists to more violence. just in the past week, a shopping mall in athens hit by a many toing. another year, martha. martha: rough stuff. greg, thank you. bill: changing of the guard only moments away from a senate confirmation hearing for senator john kerry, the man expected to be our next secretary of state. we're live in washington. guess who will be in
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